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VitOS for Raspberry Pi 4 Model B

Basic Information

Version: 
Release Date: 
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Supported Device: 
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1.0.1415
12-07-2020
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Raspberry Pi 4 Model B (RPi4)
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VitOS

VitOS for RPi4 is an operating system, which supports Roon Bridge, developed by Thunder Data Co., Ltd. 

Customized Linux based operating system designed for hi-end music server and player.

Upgrade

Optimizations in the kernel and working system are developed by Silent Angel team, make it possible to enhance the performance of network I/O, USB I/O, task manager, and to lower the function latency. 

Convenient

VitOS on your Raspberry Pi 4, download the file and write to the micro SD card with flash tool (such as: Etcher). Then plug in the micro SD card to your Raspberry Pi 4. You can use iOS app and Android app named "VitOS Manager" to manage.

Connect

VitOS for RPi4 supports USB DAC as an audio output device. Connecting your USB DAC to the port on RPi4 board to get a batter sound experience, VitOS V2 coming soon.

Application

With VitOS Manager to install VitOS on Roon Bridge, then you can discover the RPi4 board with Roon apps and function Hi-Fi music playbacks through the DAC.

Play Your Own Way in Five Steps

1

下载
DOWNLOAD
Download VitOS for RPi4 by clicking on the link below:

2

SD
FLASH 
To be safe, unplug every 
External USB Drive you may have
connected to your PC and make sure
that the device name correspond to the
micro SD card.
  • Once download has finished, you’ll have a zip file
  • Extract the downloaded zip file and you’ll have a .img image file
[Download and install Etcher]
  • Open etcher, and click on “Select Image”. Now select the VitOS for RPi4 .img file (such as VitOS-1.0.1415-20201204122042.img)
  • Insert the MicroSD Card on your computer, you could use an external card reader or the SD slot if your computer has one.
  • Click on Select drive, and select the SD Card \ SD Card reader.
  • Click “Continue” and when ready, hit “Flash”
  • When the operation has finished (it may take up to 10 minutes) close Etcher and eject the SD card 
  • Done! VitOS for RPi4 is now on your SD Card!

3

树莓
PREPARE 
  • Insert the SD Card into the Device
  • Plug the Ethernet Cable
  • Connect the USB DAC, otherwise plug your Audio connection of choice
  • Power the device on
  • Done!

4

手机
CONNECT
*Install VitOS Manager on your mobile devices
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iPad / iPhone 
(iOS)
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Android Pad / Phone 
(Google Play)
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Android Pad / Phone
(Huawei Appstore)
By using “VitOS Manager” app on an iPad / iPhone / Android Pad / Android Phone, which is connected to the same LAN, to discover your device and connect to it.
Click on Roon Bridge in the main page of VitOS Manager and install Roon Bridge to your VitOS for RPi4 simply by clicking on Install.

5

音响
ENJOY
Now your Roon Core is ready.
By USB DAC connected to your device and play music.

Performance Comparison

Test Topology:
Gigabit Ethernet
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Test Track:
Filename: 03.Mr.Blues.flac
Format: FLAC 176.4 KHz / 24bits
Album: I Love You
Track duration: 4 minutes 40 seconds
File size: 138 MiB
Network Packet Capture Software:
tcpdump version 4.9.2
libpcap version 1.9.0-PRE-GIT (with TPACKET_V3)
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Average Latency:
VitOS for RPi is better than ArchLinux for 17%, similar to DietPi
Max. Latency:
VitOS for RPi is better than ArchLinux for 120%, better than DietPi for 57%
Standard Deviation of Latency:
VitOS to RPi better than ArchLinux for 91%, better than DietPi for 244%
Variation of Latency:
VitOS for RPi is better than ArchLinux for 288%, better than DietPi for 1079%